Failed adoptions can be both emotionally and financially taxing. Here’s what you need to know about claiming tax credit for a failed adoption.
The cost of adoption varies, but usually falls within a certain range.
I assumed I'd be offered the same leave and benefits as moms who give birth. When I wasn't, here's how I negotiated with my employer.
All about the Federal Family Medical and Leave Act: Who is eligible, what protections are provided, and how you can secure your leave.
Everything you need to ask before picking a legal professional to handle your adoption.
An adoption attorney explains the legal steps surrounding your child's birth when you adopt domestically.
Reuters recently published an in-depth investigation, "The Child Exchange," outlining the illegal practice of exchanging children who were legally adopted.
The government of China has decided to ease its longstanding one-child policy, in response to declining birth rates and human rights interests.
For working people who want to adopt, the need to take time off without pay may put adoption beyond your financial means.
Adoption can't be finalized until after marathon of post-placement visits and termination of parental rights. Here's what to expect before, during, and after the hearing.
We’ve been selected by a birth mom who is due in two months. Our attorney advised us to draw up a contact agreement prior to the birth. What should we include?
A legal guide to open adoptions and open-adoption agreements.
What changes the "demand" for adopted children around the world? Are market forces to blame?
The information you need to know, and how to track it down.
My husband and I are contemplating a divorce. Will our daughter's adoption status figure into the legal proceedings?
Has your state recently changed its adoption laws? Check out AF's condensed list here.
A bipartisan bill seeks to make the adoption tax credit refundable, helping lower-income families.
Doing your homework helps you feel comfortable with your selection. How can you find that same comfort level when you hire an adoption professional? You probably have not done that before, and you may not know anyone else who has, either. You may not know what to ask for or how to get what you need.
Adam Crapser, an adoptee from South Korea, faces deportation unless a Senate bill is approved.
My insurance company is refusing to cover medical expenses for my new child. Help!